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14 Words That Carry A Coded Meaning For Black People

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You don’t hear overtly racist language very often these days. Here are some words with a subtler implication. View this image › Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed 2. Not every black person considers these words coded, nor are they coded in every context. But in some cases, this is how they are perceived. View this image […]

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26 Children’s Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

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From scientists and singers, to activists and artists: these books will teach children about black heroes. View this image › BuzzFeed 1. Harlem’s Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills by Renee Watson, illustrated by Christian Robinson. View this image › Random House Who: Florence Mills (a singer — with a voice like a bird […]

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24 Couples Who Honored Their History And Jumped The Broom

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“1, 2, 3…jump!” 1. If you’ve ever attended a black wedding, you may have seen the couple “jump the broom.” View this image › Peterson Design & Photography / Via peterson-photography.blogspot.com 2. Though historians disagree on the exact roots of this tradition, many believe it was part of African culture before becoming part of African-American […]

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23 Times Zendaya Slayed The Red Carpet

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Shut. It. Down. 1. When she a turned a turtleneck into evening wear. View this image › Jemal Countess / Via Getty Images See also: a skirt that’s to die for and a killer pair of blue heels. 2. When she decided that a baseball cap is the perfect accessory to an already bomb outfit. […]

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19 Ways To Wear Your Pride For Black History Month

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Say it with ya chest. Or your ears, or wrists, or…you get the point. 1. Queen Nefertiti Wood Earrings View this image › Via etsy.com Your bling has bling. Get them here. $16. 2. Dookie Bracelets Nakimuli Inc.   There’s eight different prints to choose from with these soft, stackable bracelets. Get them here, at […]

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Here’s What These “Ghetto” Baby Names Actually Mean

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Because “intelligent, logical” is the most ghetto thing ever, amirite? OK, let’s first set the tone. View this embed › 1. Aaliyah View this image › nameberry.com Fun fact: R&B superstar Aaliyah signed her record contract at age 12. 2. Aisha View this image › nameberry.com Fun fact: Comedian, actress, and talk show host Aisha […]

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26 Game-Changing Models You Should Follow On Instagram

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Of course, Naomi is forever. But check out these 26 models who are dominating the modeling world. View this image › Sheridan Watson for BuzzFeed / Instagram 1. Joan Smalls — @joansmalls instagram.com Origin: Hatillo, Puerto RicoBig deal: Modeled for Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Victoria’s Secret, and more.Why follow: Because Joan is arguably the biggest […]

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